Senior Quantity Surveyor

Orchard Recruitment Solutions Ltd
£50000 - £55000/annum car, bonus, package
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Senior Quantity Surveyor
Location: Leeds
Package: £50,000-55,000 DOE, car, bonus, package

About our client

Our client are a highly successful main contractor based in Leeds who have been at the heart of constructing and refurbishing amazing buildings for over fifty years. Operating primarily in West Yorkshire, with additional contract wins across the North and in London, our client specialise in the new build and refurbishment of commercial properties, apartments, student accommodation, care homes, retail/shopping and hotels and due to consistent and ongoing growth, are recruiting an additional Senior Quantity Surveyor to manage their 2017/2018 projects.

Job purpose

Responsible for site commercial activities to ensure the successful financial completion of the project, protecting the exposure of the Company to financial risks, together with adherence to the commercial procedures of the Business.

·Subcontract procurement from initial enquiry to placement of order;
·Commercial management of subcontractor accounts from commencement on site to negotiation and agreement of final accounts;
·Preparation of monthly applications for payment to the client and ensuring timeous certification and payment;
·Preparation of monthly cost value reconciliation reports;
·Preparation of monthly cost and value to complete forecasts in conjunction with the Site Manager;
·Preparation of final accounts;
·Advise on procurement issues;
·Assist in cost and risk management;
·Provide site management with commercial and contractual support and advice;
·Proactive approach to the environment and customer care of all the stakeholders involved in a project;
·Promotion of positive image of our client's name to protect and promote the brand name;
·Ensure motivation and morale is high and earn respect of team members to gain their commitment and support that ensures their optimum input into the project;
·Participate in team development for the benefit of the individuals and the company;
·Develop supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors for the benefit of the project and future contracts;
·To be aware of business continuity processes via Line Manager.

Knowledge skills & experience
·BSc Degree in Quantity Surveying and/or Chartered/Member of Professional organisation (desirable);
·Full UK Driving licence;
·Experience of multidisciplinary projects in new build and refurbishment;
·Experience with the NEC suite of contracts.

·Creative thinker;